2nd Food Analysis Applications Seminar


Food Analysis Applications Seminar 2019 - Olten

Foodstuffs provide nutrition for people and animals. They contain nutrients that supply the necessary energy and enable functions essential to life. Numerous laws and regulations exists to guarantee the safety and quality of foodstuffs. Analytics has become an indispensable tool for monitoring food, commodities and stimulants. The demands on analytics are constantly increasing.

Shimadzu and Merck would like to invite you again to another one day user seminar that will introduce a wide range of new applications, as well as tips and tricks for implementing them in food laboratories. The training Seminar is aimed at all analysts of foodstuffs - from contract laboratories to food producers' on-site laboratories. In addition to a comprehensive lecture program, there will be plenty of time for analysts converse and network. The presentations are in english.

This year the food seminar will be held in a beautiful location in Olten with a gorgeous visit from the Skybar over lunch time.

  •  21.05.2019
  •  Astoria Hotel, Hübelistrasse 15, 4603 Olten
  • Free of charge



09.00 h Registration and Coffee – Start of the Seminar at 09:30 h
09.30 h Welcome and short Presentation of Shimadzu and Merck
09.55 h
Determination of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in teas and herbal teas by LC-MS / MS
Mrs. Anja Bürkli, Coop Zentrallabor
10.20 h
Sample preparation for fatty & complex food matrices, improved clean-up and more reliable results
Mr. Klaus Buckendahl, Merck / Sigam-Aldrich Chemie GmbH
10.45 h Coffee break and Exhibition
11.05 h
Potency and Safety Analysis in Cannabis Edibles
Dr. Carola Thiering, Shimadzu Europa GmbH
11.30 h
Unique Selectivity & Capabilities of Ionic Liquid GC Capillary Columns, including water determination with GC
Mr. Klaus Buckendahl, Merck / Sigam-Aldrich Chemie GmbH
11.55 h Lunch break and Exhibition
13.10 h
Coupling of LC-GC(MS) for MCPD, Cholesterol and PAH Analysis
13.35 h
Filtration and Particle-Monitoring in the F&B Lab & Sample Preparation for instrumental Analytics
Mr. Uwe Wagner, Merck
14.00 h
Determination of Heavy Metals in Food and Food Packaging Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
Mr. Alfred Handschin, Shimadzu Schweiz GmbH
14.25 h Coffee break and Exhibition
14.45 h
Fast, efficient and cost-effective Chromatographic solutions for the Food & Beverage industry from Merck
Dr. Martin Finkbeiner, Merck
15.10 h
Suitable quality of purified water in the analytical Lab of Food and Beverage industry from Merck
Dr. Yvonne Thiel, Merck
15.20 h Final discussion, feedback and Certificates of Participation
15.30 h Optional: Demonstration of Instruments
16.00 h End of Seminar

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